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  • Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65

    Ramones co-founder Tommy dies at 65
    Tommy Ramone, the drummer and last surviving original member of the American punk band the Ramones, whose aggressive and fast-driving songs spearheaded the punk-rock movement, has died at the age of 65, an associate said on Saturday. The death was...
  • Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award

    Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award
    Patti Smith was writing long before she became known as a rock performer, so the accolades she has been receiving for her written work have a complete-the-circle sort of feel. She won the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction for "Just Kids," her...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]

    At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the spotlight [Commentary]
    After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
  • Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 62

    Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for...
  • Art Garfunkel Evokes Emotion at Fantasy Springs Resort Show Despite Vocal Injury

    Once a high-wire acrobat loses balance, it's assumed the act is finished. And perhaps no pop vocalist ever resembled those denizens of dizzying heights more than the angelically-voiced Art Garfunkel. When Garfunkel announced four years ago that his voice...
  • Musician and actor Flea lists his Griffith Park home at $6.8 million

    Musician and actor Flea lists his Griffith Park home at $6.8 million
    Michael Balzary, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist known as Flea, has listed a home for sale in the Griffith Park area at $6.8 million. The Mediterranean-style compound, built in 1925, sits behind walls and gates on close to three-quarters of an acre...
  • On Theater: 'Jersey' still packs a jolt

    Fifty years after they first burst onto the American pop music scene, the Four Seasons are hot again. Not the original quartet, whose survivors now are in their 70s and 80s, but the young singers-actors who make up the cast of "Jersey Boys," both on...
  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • Gerry Goffin, Carole King's Ex-Husband and Songwriting Partner, Dead at 75

    Gerry Goffin, the lyricist whose work with songwriting partner (and wife at the time) Carole King yielded some of pop music's most enduring hits, has died of natural causes at his L.A. home. He was 75. Goffin's wife, Michelle, announced the death....